Dr. Herman Botero, DO

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Dr. Herman Botero, DO


Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics | Male

Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic 260 Fort Sanders West Blvd Bldg 6, Knoxville, TN 37922 Get Directions
(865) 558-4400

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Dr. Botero has been in practice since 2009 and is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in hip and knee...Read more

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Patient Reviews (5)
in Crossville, TN |
Dr Botero is the best listener of any doctor I have ever had! He explained my condition and the surgery very thoroughly to me and answered all of my questions. He is a highly competent, compassionate, excellent surgeon. I highly recommend him.
in Powell, TN |
Dr. Botero was very thorough in explaining the procedure and what to expect before and after the surgery. Great personality and made me feel very comfortable. The surgery went smoothly and I've not had any problems. I highly recommend Dr. Botero. The staff was excellent, very courteous and kept me up-to-date on what I needed to do before and after surgery. I'm exceptionally please with the whole process.
in Knoxville, TN |
What you do 6 weeks after Hip replacement ? I Zip Lined ! I saw Dr Herman Botero with KOC today he said the X-rays looked great and said not a bad " Funky Monkey & Superman " on the zip line too ! I'm a 58 yr old landscaper & could not do my job any more because of Hip pain I saw Dr Botero and he said "Dude you need a hip" He did the surgery Nov. 28 2016 & Jan. 8th I went on a mission trip to Granada ,Nicaragua for the month & did a Zip Line trip while there too ! The Doc knows his stuff
in Mosheim, TN |
DR Botero is simply the best he is the Tom Brady of the orthopaedic world he done a fantastic job on my hip replacement i would highly recommend him to anyone you can relax and rest assured that when you come to in recovery after surgery that he has done the greatest job that can be done period
in Maryville, TN |
Dr. Botero (in Knoxville TN) did both right & left total knee replacements. Excellent surgical outcome! Very personable and professional. Extremely satisfied with his care!
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Dr. Botero says...

Dr. Botero has been in practice since 2009 and is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in hip and knee reconstruction and replacement. He is committed to providing the most current, successful treatment options that help relieve pain and restore function to his patients so that they can return to the active lifestyle they desire.

Dr. Botero received his undergraduate degree from the City University of New York where he graduated cum laude. He received his medical education from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine graduating with honors. During medical school, he was commissioned as an Officer in the United States Army following the events of September 11, 2001. Dr. Botero received his orthopaedic surgery training at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. His military career continued at Fort Benning, Georgia where he provided orthopaedic surgical care to the Army's Rangers, Infantry and Armor soldiers and their families. He deployed to Iraq in 2010 as the orthopaedic surgeon with the 21st and the 256th Combat Support Hospitals in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

After his military service, Dr. Botero completed a Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement at Midwest Orthopaedics/Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He was privileged to train under world-renowned surgeons who pioneered minimally invasive quadricep sparing knee replacement and minimally invasive anterior hip replacement techniques. These techniques help patients recover more quickly from surgery. Dr. Botero also focuses on partial knee replacement, revision hip and knee surgery, and on hip fracture care.

Dr. Botero is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He joins Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic with great enthusiasm and looks forward to becoming an integral part of the greater Knoxville community sharing his expertise in the field of Hip and Knee Reconstruction and Replacement.

Dr. Botero says...

Dr. Botero is a board certified, fellowship trained, orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee joint replacement surgery. His field of expertise is on minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery including:

  • Quadricep sparing total knee replacement
  • Anterior muscle sparing total hip replacement
  • Partial (Unicompartmental) knee replacement
  • Revision knee replacement surgery
  • Revision hip replacement surgery
  • Hip fracture surgery

Dr. Botero's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis


  • Medical School
    Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Brooke Army Medial Center

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    Brooke Army Medial Center

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Rush University Medical Center

    Completed in 2014

  • Undergraduate School
    City University Ny

    Graduated in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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